Negative Gearing Reforms Can Save $1.7 billion
Reforming negative gearing can save the Australian Government more than $1.7 billion each year without hurting ‘mum and dad’ investors, AHURI research released today finds.
WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom
For much of the 2000s Perth was awash with money and in party mode thanks to the mining boom.
New Home Construction Rebounds in Alberta
New home construction in Alberta continues to rebound, led by growth in single-family homes.
The Australian Economy: Juggling Sector Growth
The record long and strong new home building boom ended in 2016, and we are now a year into what we expect will be a three-year...
Warning over BIG Home Loans
The banking regulator is still concerned about the size of the mortgages being taken on by consumers despite the effectiveness of its efforts to curtail...
Australia Facing Shortage in Skilled Engineers
Engineers with 12D experience and those in areas such as civil, structural and other areas are in shortage throughout Australia as a large number of public...
NSW Holds onto Strongest Economy
The state government is committed to spending $73 billion in infrastructure across NSW over the next four years - more than what the nation is spending...
Households at Risk from Excessive Lending
The perception that they are 'too big to fail' has encouraged Australia's big four banks to take risks that would exacerbate a housing downturn.
Signs Australian Economy Regaining Momentum
The Turnbull government will be hoping official growth figures can get the focus back on to the economy after weeks of distraction from parliament's citizenship fiasco...
Declining House Prices Have Further to Fall
Economists are warning of further house price falls but are confident this won't derail the economy more broadly although it may delay an official interest rate...
NSW Budget Surplus Comes in at $3.9b
The NSW treasurer has revealed a $3.9 billion budget surplus and promised to use "the Holy Grail of numbers" to relieve cost-of-living pressures across the state.
Sign of Solid Jobs Growth for Rest of 2018
Employment growth unsurprisingly cooled after an unsustainable record run in 2017, but there are signs job gains are likely to be solid for the remainder of...
Industrial Building Work Drives 4Q growth in New Zewland
The value of New Zealand building work rose in the fourth quarter as a flurry of activity in industrial and commercial accommodation properties, such as hotels,...
WA Economy Back from the Brink: Report
A rebounding West Australian economy is forecast to bring jobs and long-awaited wages growth, but the weight of government debt remains a threat to the...
Construction Employment in New Brunswick to Hold Steady
In a shift away from major industrial and engineering construction projects, more traditional core infrastructure construction and maintenance activities will be the primary employment drivers in...
Australian Corporate Earnings to Lag in 2018: Report
Australian companies are tipped to lag the world in earnings growth this year and, as the February reporting season begins, analysts at UBS say high commodity...
Further Job Losses Expected Across Alberta’s Construction Industry
As major projects wind down and the impact of lower oil prices persist, Alberta’s construction industry will shrink by up to 5,200 jobs through to 2019....
Construction Helps Drive Business Confidence to Five Month High
A bounce in business confidence has narrowed the gap between sentiment and business conditions, National Australia Bank says.